Philadelphia's Frequently Asked Questions About Security Systems

We’ve put together our common home security FAQs in Philadelphia for our clients. Find your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One size does NOT fit everyone when it comes to your Philadelphia home security system! A Vivint specialist will help weigh your house and your loved ones’ safety needs to figure out the very best option for you. Enjoy peace of mind with uninterrupted surveillance alarm monitoring in addition to fire, flood, and carbon monoxide detection. Then, tailor your smart house by adding in smart devices like locks, lights, and thermostats.

Want to keep an eye on everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with your indoor and outdoor cameras, including our state-of-the-art front door cameras. Check in on your cameras with the Vivint App when you’re far from home, and even record and store video clips. A Vivint professional can configure the right home security system that meets your needs!

The alarm can be triggered in several ways -- door or window sensors, motion detectors, smoke or flood sensors, etc.-- which trigger a signal to the system’s control panel. This notifies the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will notify you instantly to see if you need a hand, and contact the appropriate emergency personnel while you get to a safe place. Vivint monitoring individuals are on call around the clock to offer live support when you require them most.

Vivint provides security systems in Philadelphia that are exclusively wireless and work through a cellular grid, rather than a “landline.” Alarm panels can connect monitoring locations by cell-based technology. This means no annoying wires running in your home, and robbers cannot disarm your surveillance system by cutting your lines.

Vivint monitoring systems have a 24-hour failsafe battery so that your home is still secure, even if your electricity goes out. The security services as well as the high-decibel siren will still be working to give consistent protection of your Philadelphia house.
Yes, most Vivint home security components allow remote access functionality from your cell phone along with arming, disarming, and sending notices. You can also use automation operations like your home’s lighting, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are at kids sporting events. Check in on your house while you are away with Vivint’s clear HD video tools on your home security cameras. Or use the intercom feature on your doorbell camera to communicate family members from anywhere in the world.

Yes! All Vivint products come with a yard sign and decals for your house to show that your dwelling is defended by the best home security system with 24/7 monitoring. 90% of burglars say that they skip locations with a security system. By defending your home with a Vivint security system and advertising the Vivint stickers and signs, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24 hours/7 days a week protection in Philadelphia, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a professional helping to protect the people and items you value most at home.

Absolutely! Vivint’s wireless components make it simple for apartment renters in Philadelphia. Set up glass break sensors, video cameras, and different home automation devices like smart lights. A Vivint installer will quickly set up components so you can take them with you when you leave. Just check in with your complex to understand what security devices are allowable with your rules.

Absolutely. Your Vivint Smart Home functionality are chosen by your family’s needs. Most of your security and home automation smart items can be controlled through the Vivint App. Set routines for your components or allow them play off of specific events. Build your customizable home security package with the advanced features you need most for your Philadelphia home!

Yes! It’s easy to hook up your Vivint equipment to a smart speaker. This lets you control everything through voice commands, from your security system, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. The minute your voice integration is set up, you can ask Google or Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security equipment and much more!